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    • Clh
    • By Clh 16th May 18, 12:11 PM
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    Help with understanding bill
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    • 16th May 18, 12:11 PM
    Help with understanding bill 16th May 18 at 12:11 PM
    Hi, I live in a new build 5 bed house and am finding my electricity bill high. We have no gas to the property.
    I am currently with Affect energy on fixed term till June 18, and I pay £85 a month dd. According to my account I am almost £500 in debt to my account and I don't understand how my dd could be so wrong? Our last meter readings were: 5 March 9606.7, 19 April 11328.7 and 16 May 11952.8. Do these amounts seem normal?
    We are a family of 4 with normal use and underfloor heating downstairs. Also I am home most days.
    Can anyone give me advice? Thanks a lot.
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    • Robin9
    • By Robin9 16th May 18, 12:17 PM
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    • 16th May 18, 12:17 PM
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    • 16th May 18, 12:17 PM
    Assuming you moved in in June 2107 and the meter reading was 00000.0 (or thereabouts)

    The 12,000 units a year for a house with underfloor heating is not out of the ordinary.

    The DD is only at best an educated guess - and for a new build with no previous history even more so. The actual usage depends on your life styles and weather.
    Never pay on an estimated bill
    • Oakdene
    • By Oakdene 16th May 18, 12:22 PM
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    • 16th May 18, 12:22 PM
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    • 16th May 18, 12:22 PM
    Well based on thier standard tariff of 13.168ppu for the period 5/3 - 19/4:

    1722 units @ 13.168p = 22675.29p so £226.75 plus the standing charge of 45 days @ 26.035ppd = 1171.57p so £11.71

    Total £238.46 for the period above.
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